GALVESTON — The island is being visited by a special being this weekend. He’s allegedly ancient, a little bit mysterious, and, according to the people who believe in such things, has special powers.
GALVESTON — Right now, Galveston teenagers are able to freely walk the streets at night. At one time, a Galveston police officer could stop a person under the age of 17 and arrest him for being in certain parts of the city after midnight.
DICKINSON —The Dickinson Gators had plenty of surprises for observers of the Houston-area high school football scene during their 13-1 run this season
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Gators rose from a state of obscurity in the area football landscape to one of the top teams in the region this season.
Let’s assume the Ike Dike has been built, and Galveston got what it wanted. What would that look like?
Sometimes we don’t need to stray too far from our own doorstep to find someone who resets our faith in mankind.
PARIS (AP) — Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps — and unfortunately for some businesses, just in time for ski season.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A new video from Boko Haram extremists shows gunmen mowing down civilians lying face down in a dorm and a leader saying they are "infidels" or non-believers.
The city needs to stop arguing over the housing study before it loses other federal funds.
One of the best arguments about the need to protect the Houston Ship Channel from the kind of storm surge that was seen during Hurricane Ike is coming from environmentalists.
The discussion by the city council in League City about the conduct of public meetings using videoconferencing technology raised some interesting questions.
The notion that Wydell Dixon, the owner of the ill-fated Whiskerville animal shelter, belongs in the same category of people as those who fight pit bulls is ridiculous.
After a tragedy, it's easy to impose more laws. But we should look at efforts to enforce present laws and how they can be improved instead.
If you live in the Clear Creek school district, mark your calendar for two public hearings next week.
Just a reminder: Today’s the deadline for nominations for Everyday Heroes.
On Wednesday, La Marque school officials were talking about a sensible compromise to getting the district back into black ink.
The La Marque school board should focus on finding a solvency plan and not Ecomet Burley's contract at their upcoming meeting.
Mayor Lewis Rosen's actions will stifle any dissent from the finance committee.
Island transit money should be spent on transportation people actually use.
Galveston City Council should slow down and follow the finance committee’s lead.
People who love history are planning to re-enact the Battle of Galveston this weekend.
The decision by the La Marque school district to ask for another extension on filing a solvency plan was telling.
On June 19 next year, we’ll celebrate the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States.
The short-term rental business operated for years in Galveston without coming to the public’s attention. The only reason that business got onto the public agenda was because of a few bad actors.
What do you make of the social media announcement, inviting people to come to a polling place for hot dogs and to throw darts at a photo of President Barack Obama? Was it a campaign stunt that went a step too far? Or was it one more example of the lack of respect that happens only to people who just happen to be minorities?
Just a reminder: The deadline for submitting letters about the election is 11 a.m. today.
It was not surprising that the Galveston City Council chose to elevate its interim city manager, Brian Maxwell, to the permanent post.
Shortly after the Hurricane Ike struck in 2008, Galveston formed a citizens committee to make recommendations on recovery.
A child from Honduras arrived in Galveston County the other day.
In September 2006, the USS Texas was commissioned in Galveston. Thousands watched as the Virginia-class submarine joined the fleet.
We know it’s weird, but The Daily News really is trying to get an audio recording of a fistfight between two members of the city council in League City.
The state’s rejection of the La Marque school district’s solvency plan should be big news in the Dickinson and Texas City school districts.
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